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Caroline Winnett

Exec Dir
SkyDeck Berkeley

Caroline is Executive Director at SkyDeck, UC Berkeley's startup accelerator. At SkyDeck she leads a program that hosts over 60
companies per year, working with mentors and resources from the UC Berkeley entrepreneur and investor ecosystem.

Prior to SkyDeck, Caroline was a serial entrepreneur. Caroline co-founded the pioneer company in the neuromarketing industry, NeuroFocus, which was acquired by Nielsen in 2011. Before her career in startups, Caroline was a professional concert violinist.

Caroline is a recognized speaker on startups, accelerators, and neuromarketing. She is an active angel investor and is an Advisor and Board member for several startups in mobile, IoT, internet, and travel.

Caroline received her MBA from the Haas School. Her undergraduate studies were at Brown University and she earned her Violin Performance degree at the Indiana University School of Music.

In her spare time she likes to read books on startups, play the violin, do the occasional Ironman triathlon, ski as fast as possible without crashing, and scuba dive.

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Events featuring Caroline Winnett
Events featuring Caroline Winnett